Podcasts are a casual and less time-consuming way to build up your personal finance knowledge.
It’s easy to pick and choose which topics you’re most interested in, and episodes can be listened to while commuting, taking a walk or running errands.
Because there are so many podcasts available, it can be difficult to narrow down which ones are most helpful and most relevant to you. To make this selection easier, Bankrate has rounded up 12 of the best personal finance podcasts along with who would get the most of listening to them.
WSJ ‘Your Money Briefing’
The Wall Street Journal’s “Your Money Briefing” releases short episodes, typically 10 minutes or less, that inform listeners on how news events can affect their finances. The podcasts also probe specific questions that are on many consumers’ minds, such as, “Is paying for identity theft-protection worth it?” Regular listeners stay updated on the latest trending financial topics while gaining tips for managing their own money.
Best for: Those looking to stay up to date on money and market news.
Listen to “Your Money Briefing” on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or Stitcher.
‘How to Money’
“How to Money” is hosted by two best friends, Joel and Matt, who discuss topics related to overcoming and preventing financial hardships, such as paying off debt and covering emergency expenses. The duo keeps it light-hearted yet educational and ultimately strives to make listeners think about how to handle their money more purposefully. The episodes run about 30 minutes.
Best for: Those who want jargon-free advice for managing money and candid discussions about how money works.
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Listen to “How to Money” on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher or iHeartRadio Podcasts.
‘This Is Uncomfortable’
Hosted by Reema Khrais, “This Is Uncomfortable” examines why talking about money makes us so uncomfortable and how it can affect various aspects of our lives. Each episode, Khrais shares uncomfortable but relatable stories of her own as well as others. Episodes tend to be about 20 minutes.